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Kevin Jackson
Kevin Jackson

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Kokomo, Ind.

High School:
Eastern

Position:
Pole Vault

Experience:
Sr./Sr.


Performances on TFRRS

Career Bests
Indoor
Pole Vault - 4.90m/16-0.75

Outdoor
Pole Vault - 4.66m/15-3.50

2012-13: Competed in the pole vault for the indoor and outdoor seasons ... qualified for the BIG EAST Indoor and Outdoor Championships ... recorded a season-best at the Kentucky Invitational, clearing the bar at 4.70m/15-5.

2011-12: Competed in the pole vault during both seasons ... qualified for the BIG EAST Indoor and Outdoor Championships in the event ... had a personal-best 4.66m/15-3.50 vault at the Cardinal Twilight ... placed third at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... cleared an indoor-best 4.90m/16-0.75 twice during the year.

2010-11: Competed in the pole vault during the indoor and outdoor seasons ... finished second in the event at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational ... had a sixth-place showing at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships on a season-best 4.80m/15-9 ... had three-straight top-10 finishes to open the year, beginning with a fifth-place finish at the Saluki Fast Start Invitational.

Prep: Senior captain of track and field team at Eastern High under coach Paul Nicholson ... was runner-up in the pole vault at the 2010 Indiana state championships ... won regional and sectional titles that year ... tabbed as the pole vaulter for Indiana at the 2010 Midwest Meet of Champions ... qualified for states as a junior, placing 12th ... also competed for Vault High Athletics in Fort Wayne, Ind., under coach Paul Babits.

Personal: Son of Mark and Barb Jackson ... birthday is May 10 ... has one sister ... majoring in sport administration.

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